ENGINE

19/03/2020

The Supervisory Board of MTU Aero Engines AG has extended the contracts of two of its Executive Board members – Peter Kameritsch, CFO and CIO, and Lars Wagner, COO – by five years through December 2025. The resolution was passed unanimously at today’s Supervisory Board meeting. “We are pleased to be able to continue our […]

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02/03/2020

StandardAero has launched a new business aviation engine exchange program with multiple options for all operators of legacy aircraft powered by TFE731, CFE738 and PW305 engines.  The program also covers Honeywell 36-100/150 series auxiliary power units (APUs).  “As hull values for legacy aircraft drop, it is increasingly difficult for operators to financially justify the cost […]

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26/02/2020

The Rolls-Royce BR725 engine recently achieved another impressive milestone by reaching one million flying hours. The engine, powering Gulfstream’s highly successful ultra-long-range G650™ business aircraft family, has established a reputation for excellent reliability, efficiency and speed, combined with outstanding environmental performance. The performance of the BR725 enabled the Gulfstream G650ER™ and its sister aircraft G650 […]

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18/02/2020

Two Rolls-Royce Pearl® 700 engines have successfully powered the brand new Gulfstream G700 to the skies for the first time. The purpose-designed engine, the most powerful in the Rolls-Royce business jet propulsion portfolio, is the exclusive powerplant for Gulfstream’s flagship aircraft, the world’s most spacious business jet. The Gulfstream G700, which used a 30/70 blend […]

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12/02/2020

Rolls-Royce has started manufacture of the world’s largest fan blades, for its UltraFan® demonstrator engine that will set new standards in efficiency and sustainability. As a set the composite blades have a 140-inch diameter, which is almost the size of a current narrowbody fuselage, and are being made at the company’s technology hub in Bristol, […]

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12/02/2020

Pratt & Whitney celebrated the one year anniversary of the overhaul capability for the GTF PW1100G-JM variant at its Singapore engine center, Eagle Services Asia (ESA). The line capability is part of the US$85 million modernization of the Singapore facility, which is one of three GTF engine centers in Asia Pacific. It is a joint […]

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04/02/2020

StandardAero recently celebrated the completion of its 3,000th workscope on the GE Aviation CF34 turbofan engine, which is widely used on regional jet airliners around the world. StandardAero was first appointed as a GE Aviation Authorized Service Provider (ASP) for the CF34-3 and CF34-8 in 2001. The milestone 3,000th engine workscope shipped was a CF34-8C5B1 […]

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30/01/2020

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a 10-year contract with Portuguese Air Force (Força Aérea Portuguesa) to support Portuguese RTM322-powered EH101 Merlin fleet. Over 38 engines will now be covered by Safran’s Global Support Package (GSP). This new agreement satisfies the Portuguese Air Force requirement for optimum availability during their domestic and international military operations. Lieutenant […]

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28/01/2020

StandardAero received the prestigious “FIRST Class Service” award at the annual Rolls-Royce FIRST NetworkTM Recognition Reception event, held as part of Rolls-Royce’s attendance at the 2020 HAI/Heli-Expo in Anaheim, Calif. The awards program recognizes significant achievements of authorized maintenance service centers that provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for M250 helicopter engines operated by […]

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20/01/2020

StandardAero has acquired TRS Global Services subsidiary, TRS Ireland, a highly specialized provider of component repair and manufacturing processes for a large range of industrial, aeroderivative and aircraft gas turbines. The acquisition will continue to expand StandardAero’s Components, Helicopters & Accessories (CH&A) division and its worldwide portfolio of MRO and component repair services. TRS Ireland […]

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20/01/2020

MTU Maintenance, global leader in customized solutions for aero engines, announces at the Airline Economics Growth Frontiers conference that it has opened an office in the heart of aviation leasing community birthplace Dublin. Located in the Victorian quarter, the office is being run by leasing experts Eileen Guerin, Vice President Commercial Ireland, and Des Clarke, […]

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15/01/2020

StandardAero’s engine overhaul facility in Summerside, PEI, Canada finished 2019 on a high, inducting over 1,000 Pratt & Whitney PW100, PT6A and JT15D engines during the course of the year. This record figure was achieved following the recent expansion to the facility, StandardAero’s commercial turboprop engine MRO Center of Excellence, which saw the site expand […]

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08/01/2020

Pratt & Whitney announced that Carroll Lane has assumed the role of President of the company’s Commercial Engines business, reporting to Pratt & Whitney President Christopher Calio. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The appointment was previously announced during the UTC Earnings call in October. “Carroll is uniquely positioned […]

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02/01/2020

Having expanded its turbine engine service business into a newly remodeled 20,000-sq.-ft. facility to accommodate its rapidly growing Honeywell TFE731 business in 1999, the company’s engine team has so far continued to add new capabilities, tools and authorizations. Over two decades ago, the demand for Duncan Aviation engine service work had increased to the point […]

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13/12/2019

Safran Helicopter Engines has received EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) Type Certification for its Aneto-1K engine, as fitted to the Leonardo AW189K. Intended for super-medium and heavy helicopters, the Aneto family produces between 2,500 and 3,000 shp. The 1K is rated at 2,500 shp and its first flight in the AW189K took place in March […]

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